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    Re: Mann Lake New Website!

    That's exactly how I do it, too. I normally reorder the same items from year to year.
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    Re: Mann Lake New Website!

    It looks like the Wish List option has been fixed.
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    Re: Mann Lake New Website!

    I like to use the wishlist, too. And now it doesn't work. I hope they fix it. New and unimproved.
  4. Thread: Smoker Plug

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    Re: Smoker Plug

    Another aluminum foil wad type of dude, here.
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    Re: Ask This Old House now instructs beekeepers?

    I watched the shows when they aired. And thought the same things you guys mentioned. But, at least bees and beekeeping is getting some good attention.

    One thing I noticed right away in the first...
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    Re: Randy Oliver from Scientific Beekeeping

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    Very well written Bee-52. I heartily agree with your summary.

    Also...I wonder if Randy considers oxalic acid and it's various methods a type of chemical...
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    Re: Randy Oliver from Scientific Beekeeping

    I look at Randy's "Scientific Beekeeping", occasionally. In his podcast, he presents some good balanced views. A very good speaker.

    Even though Randy says that the GMO issue is not really a...
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    Re: Cleaning Plastic Excluders

    I let them get cold either in the freezer or when it's below freezing outside, then slap them against a cement sidewalk or metal plate. You have to be careful with the white plastic ones, they are a...
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    Re: Hitler on Beekeeping

    I agree...Pretty funny if you ask me.
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    Re: My achy breaky shoulder

    I had rotator cuff tears on both shoulders. The doctor suggested surgery on my left shoulder, (the first one), and I opted for PT instead. I figured I would have to go through it anyways after...
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    Re: Have you ever proselytized for beekeeping?

    Bees are wonderful...Amen Brother!
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    Re: A down side to beekeeping.

    How far away do bees go to clean themselves out? 100 yards? 200 yards? I have bee hives at my house and I never have had any problems with bee spots. I think most of the bees at my house fly directly...
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    Re: Have you ever proselytized for beekeeping?

    Ha Ha Ha....Diabetic....
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    Re: US to ban GMO s and Neonicotinoids

    What is a super weed? Does it mean a weed that is resistant to a certain herbicide?
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    Re: US to ban GMO s and Neonicotinoids

    One thing added in some of the GMO corn and cotton is a gene from soil bacteria called Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) that produces Bt-toxin. It's a pesticide; it breaks open the stomach of certain...
  16. Thread: Black bees

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    Re: Black bees

    Take at look at this:
    http://www.beesource.com/forums/showthread.php?302369-Sick-quot-Black-quot-Bees
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    Re: Useless tools or beginners luck?

    All those tools you will need sooner or later. On occasion, I have used the frame grips when you get a really stubborn frame.

    I don't use my hive tool but very seldom. I have one of those cheapie...
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    Re: Thinking ahead...Hive setup for winter...

    George...I have not gotten any answers from the club, yet. Bee Source is one of the best sources of information I have found and even though it's almost autumn...I am always thinking ahead.

    What...
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    Re: A down side to beekeeping.

    Wouldn't Windex take the wax off, too?
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    Thinking ahead...Hive setup for winter...

    Well my first winter will be rolling around pretty soon. I live in Central South Carolina. About the coldest it gets in this area is in the teens...and not lasting very long. I have screened bottom...
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    Re: A down side to beekeeping.

    I've never seen anything as bad as that. You have got to be under their main path.
  22. Re: Oxalic acid treatments...vaporization...my 1st experience doing it...

    Hi BkWoodsBees...

    I think the official word with the bee clubs is to treat the oxalic acid method as a non-entity since it is not an approved treatment. They have to toe the line. But, there are...
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    Re: Foraging flight duration

    I think what you may be seeing are the nurse bees coming out in the late afternoon doing their cleansing flights and a little orienteering.
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    Re: Considering switching to Oxalic Acid

    I am staying tuned...very interesting posts.

    Also Eric, Not just varroa but tracheal mites are killed by oxalic acid. So it's gotta be more than grooming.
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    Re: Selling honey with another beekeeper

    I think you can make a hidden mark or notch on your frames, too. If any are getting swapped you can tell.
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